Safety Assessment of Nutraceuticals


  • Koppal Suryanarayana Rao Senior Director – Strategic Business Development, Eurofins Advinus Limited, 21 and 22, Phase II, Peenya Industrial Area, Bengaluru – 560 058, Karnataka, INDIA.



Nutraceuticals are products isolated from foods that are generally sold in medicinal forms. They are defined as any food (or part thereof) which provides health benefits – including prevention and treatment of disease – in addition to the basic nutritional value found in foodstuff. Nutraceuticals are of particular interest as a way to reduce the expensive, high-tech disease treatment approaches currently employed in developed countries.

The nutraceutical industry represents a dynamic, evolving entity that offers novel opportunities to merge scientific discovery with growing consumer interest in health-enhancing foods. It tracks and monitors consumer trends, thus the products of this industry can represent a direct response to their demands. The nutraceutical industry encompasses three main segments which include functional foods, dietary supplements, and herbal/natural products. Read more...

Safety Assessment of Nutraceuticals




How to Cite

Suryanarayana Rao, K. . (2017). Safety Assessment of Nutraceuticals. Biology, Engineering, Medicine and Science Reports, 3(2), 70–72.



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